XIMB PI experience
VENUE: Mount Carmel institute of management. (Girls all around, contrary to life after MBA), Bangalore
Process: WAT and PI 8 students were there and all were present.
WAT: The topic “Smart phones: Pain killer or Pain”
Very generic topic, lot of common points between the aspirants (as per the discussion).
PI: 3 panelists, 2 in their 60’s and 1(P1) in early 40’s (also acting as the coordinator)
P1 calls me in.
P1: Can you please give me your photo id?
M: Gave him my passport.
P1: Looks at the photo and tells me you have changed so much, did you go to mars?
P2: No, his name is Aditya Chandrayan so he must have gone to the moon. hahahaha, very funny.
P2: So tell me, what was the name of the probe to mars?
P2: Introduce yourself.
M: Rehearsed introduction.
P2: Cuts me, you told that you are a web developer, but your profile says you are software engineer. What’s the difference?
M: told, satisfied.
P2: What do you do, web pages, web services or websites?
M: Both websites and web services.
P2: How do you measure efficiency and performance?
P2: what is reliability, availability, robustness?
M: told all apart from robustness
P2: what is difference between verification and validation?
P2: to P3, sir yours.
P3: So you are from Patna?
P3: Who is your deputy cm?
M: With a sheepish smile, Tejaswi Yadav (I smile, they smile)
P3: Any specific reason for smiling?
M: Sir he has been a reason for much ridicule.
P3: Why do you think Bihar is backward?
M: told, discussed
P3: What do you think about NDA alliance?
M: told about tangible improvements.
P3: Do you know about Bimaru states?
M: No sir, can’t recollect. (Went about telling me the names of the states)
P3: Which school?
M: Don Bosco.
P3: Can you name the organization behind the school?
M: utter something about Saint John Bosco.
P3: Tells something about Salesians fathers.
P3: which country are they from?
M: Sir I do not know, but my teachers travel a lot to England.
P3: No, they are from Italy, but its ok, it does not matter.
M: yes sir I recalled, they follow preventive method of education.
P1: You have applied for both BM and HRM, which one do you want to pursue?
M: Told about BM, and about lack of interest in HRM.
P1: What all calls and their preference.
Greet and goodbye.
Profile: CAT: 99.71%ile
10th: 92, 12th: 72, grad: 69
Work ex: 18 months
Extra-curricular: few certificates, organized few events.
Co-curricular: CEH, Certificate in marketing from UBC.